Here is a ranked list of the 20 videos that dominated our phone and computer screens across the last 12 months.
  1. Joanna Newsom: "Sapokanikan"
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    Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
  2. Charli XCX: "Famous"
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    Director: Eric Wareheim
  3. Grimes: "Flesh Without Blood/Life in the Vivid Dream"
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  4. Donnie Trumpet & the Social Experiment: "Sunday Candy" [ft. Chance the Rapper]
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    director: Austin Vesely, Ian Eastwood, and Chance the Rapper
  5. M.I.A.: "Borders"
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    director: M.I.A
  6. Thundercat: "Them Changes"
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    Director: Carlos Lopez Estrada
  7. Downtown Boys: "Wave of History"
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    Director: Faye Orlove
  8. Nicki Minaj: "Feelin' Myself" [ft. Beyoncé]
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    Director: Nicholas Walker Full video on TIDAL, preview here:
  9. Drake: "Energy"
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    Director: Fleur & Manu
  10. Davie Bowie: "Blackstar"
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    Director: Johan Renck
  11. Lana Del Rey: "High by the Beach"
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    Director: Jake Nava
  12. Oneohtrix Point Never: "Sticky Drama"
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    director: Jon Rafman and Daniel Lopatin prologue: video:
  13. Run the Jewels: "Close Your Eyes (And Count to Fuck)"
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    Director: A. G. Rojas
  14. Drake: "Hotline Bling"
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  15. Kanye West: "Only One" [ft. Paul McCartney]
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    Director: Spike Jonze
  16. Tame Impala: “The Less I Know the Better”
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  17. Rihanna: "Bitch Better Have My Money"
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    Director: Rihanna and MegaForce
  18. FKA Twigs: "Glass & Patron"
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    Director: FKA Twigs
  19. Vince Staples: “Señorita”
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    Director: Ian Pons Jewell
  20. Kendrick Lamar: "Alright"
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    Director: Colin Tilley